Sentence Examples


  • As they reached the door, he allowed her to exit first in his usual chivalrous way.
  • The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.
  • In that fine, loose, chivalrous attitude of the headsman when drawing near to his prey, the three mates stood up proudly, occasionally backing the after oarsman with an exhilarating cry of, There she slides, now!
  • This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
  • How romantic and chivalrous of the man to go to such lengths to get the girl.

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